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Jacked Up

by Nancy Powell

Set over five days in the life of a death-obsessed teenager, "Jacked Up" is snappy and clever, wrapping Jack Kerouac’s On the Road and spiritual beliefs around a coming-of-age story with themes of friendship, acceptance, and mourning.... Read More

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Why We Need Religion

by Jeff Fleischer

Stephen T. Asma’s "Why We Need Religion" describes itself as “a Darwinian defense of religious emotions and the cultural systems that manage them,” and that’s an accurate assessment. The book is less an endorsement of religion... Read More

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Halal Food

by Susan Waggoner

With more and more halal food joining the American menu, questions about it abound. Halal Food: A History by Febe Armanios and Boğaç Ergene offers timely, comprehensive, and thoroughly researched information on all things halal. The... Read More

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Enlightenment Town

by Katie Asher

Jeffery Paine’s "Enlightenment Town" is a witty, in-depth exploration of a unique place and its spiritual inhabitants. It doubles as a humorous and enlightening look at the world’s religions, many of which are represented in... Read More

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